The Wroxton Experience

Wroxton College is a campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University. "The Wroxton Experience" is part of FDU's Study Abroad academic options. FDU students and who qualify may enroll, as well as students from qualifying institutions in the U.S.

Late May through Late June

WROXTON: Discover the world of International Coporate Communication and Culture in the heart of England

A summer at Wroxton College is carefully designed to provide a complete, integrated study-abroad experience for highly motivated individuals. Known as "The Wroxton Experience" by those who have shared it, it provides all the essentials — and more — in a comprehensive package, enabling you to combine a high-quality academic program with the opportunity to travel and experience new cultures. So, recharge your expectations, broaden your horizons, strive to be extraordinary and come and be part of the Wroxton experience.

  • Four unforgettable weeks in the UK
  • Visits to London, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Stonehenge and more
  • Choose one course and get a course ABSOLUTELY FREE (a $2,931 value)
  • $5,335 includes two courses, fees, room, board, trips and activities

All program participants should plan to arrive to arrive at London's Heathrow Airport on a Sunday in late May, before 8:30 AM. Details for a recommended group flight will be included with all acceptance materials. Travelers will be met at the airport by a college representative and conveyed with their luggage by motor coach to Wroxton Abbey. It is important that participants schedule their flights to depart from the United States on the last Saturday for Sunday morning arrival. Air transportation is not included in the program price.

  • Departure from the United States: Saturday
  • Arrival at Wroxton College: Sunday
  • Return from Wroxton College: Saturday

Application Deadline: Mid-March 17

All students will take two courses.

Select one course from Fairleigh Dickinson University:

Select one course from Randolph-Macon College:

  • Comparative Education (EDUC202). Comparative Education explores the major differences between public education systems in the United States and in other parts of the world. Students will analyze what can be learned from other school systems using current research and a comparison of graduation rates, funding, teacher quality, commitment to equity, standardization and accountability. This course will sometimes be offered as a travel course and is open to all students seeking an overview of the challenges and solutions to America's public education through comparison of high-performing school systems. The course will engage students interested in problem solving and examining the complexities of public education. (FDU equivalent, EDUC3430 Education in Britain)
  • International Business Concepts (BUSN310). A study of the various environmental forces that affect business decisions in the international market. Topics include international trade, monetary systems and foreign social and political forces. Methodological concepts are presented in order to effectively analyze multiple topics including: globalization, country factors and differences, the global trade and investment environment, the global monetary system, the strategy, structure and operations of international business. While in the United Kingdom, this course will focus specifically on international business as it impacts the UK and the European Union. (FDU equivalent, IBUS3201 Fundamentals of International Business)

Joint Summer Session Partners

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Founded in 1942, Fairleigh Dickinson University is a coed, independent, not-for-profit, nonsectarian institution. It was the first American university to own and operate an overseas campus (Wroxton College in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom) and is dedicated to promoting responsibility in the global community and success in the global marketplace. FDU is New Jersey's largest independent university, serving 8,585 undergraduate students and 3,527 graduate students with one of the largest international student bodies in the region. Its strategic proximity to New York City and FDU's two stateside campuses offer a unique and diverse educational and cultural experience. In all, FDU is proud to host approximately 1,500 international students from nearly 100 countries who consist of more than 10 percent of the overall student population.

Randolph-Macon College

Randolph-Macon College (R-MC) is a private, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college located 15 minutes north of Richmond in the scenic town of Ashland, Va. R-MC enrolls nearly 1,400 undergraduate students, who pursue their academic paths in 54 areas of study (including majors, minors, preprofessional programs and other areas).RandolphMacon has a longstanding reputation for giving its students an "edge." R-MC integrates an outstanding liberal arts education and success strategies taught by extraordinary faculty mentors with a four-year career-preparation program called "The Edge."